Study Life Sciences

Number 1 University in the UK for biological sciences (REF 2014)

With brand new labs kitted out with state of the art technology and equipment, Dundee is the perfect start to your career in Life Sciences.

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You can graduate in Biological Sciences or Biomedical Sciences or a more specifically named degree from the list below

Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Chemistry & Drug Discovery
  • Biological Chemistry & Drug Discovery with a Year in Industry
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiological Sciences

Degrees with a difference

We encourage all of our students to broaden their horizons and gain experience through the opportunity to:

  • Go on a study exchange - for a semester or even a whole year;
  • Gain work experience for a year - in industry
  • Do a summer placement in one of our internationally renowned research labs
  • Join an interdisciplinary team and take part in international science competitions – including the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition
  • Go directly from an Honours Degree to an MSci - to develop skills, training and enhance employability and research opportunities
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